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In Home Care for Post-Operation Needs

Post Surgical Care at Home PictureDid you know that our in home care services help your recover in the comforts of your home, regardless of the type of post surgical procedure?

We are often contacted by families that cannot take time off from work, but don’t want to leave their spouse at home without a caretaker. Sometimes, the surgical procedure doesn’t necessarily leave one bedridden, but incapable of certain homemaking abilities. Other times, the procedure makes it difficult to get around the home, or bath oneself.

Our staff is eager to help alleviate this stress for you. We can connect you with the ideal caretaker for your situation, long or short term.

Excellent Serivces For:

  • Elective Surgeries and Reconstructive Surgeries
  • Hip and Knee Replacements
  • Surgeries that limit movement
  • Personal Care Assistants that help with bathing, dressing and transferring

Don’t go it alone. Have Caring Home Care tend to your recovery needs.

 

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Caring Home Care Marches on Washington

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As the snow falls in the nation’s capitol, home health companies decend on Congress to inform them of issues affecting patients and those who administer care in the home.  Yesterday, Caring Home Care hits the hill to speak with Congress, especially the Florida delegation about the issues from changes in the status of aides, rebasing of budgets, the requirement for patients to meet face to face with doctors to getting home care and more.

Caring Home Care is a leader in political engagement, understanding that we are standing for our aides, patients and community.

This event will continue through the week, and when finished, home care employees and business will have met with 80 of the US House and 100 % of the US Senate.

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Fall Prevention Tips to Protect Older Adults

As Caregivers, we want to assist older adults to live safe, healthy and independent lives. While falls can greatly affect the overall health and independence of older adults, more emotionally debilitating is the limited ability to remain self-sufficient.  It is noted by the Center for Disease Control that “One out of three older adults (those aged 65 or older) falls each year but less than half talk to their healthcare providers about it.”  One of the greatest lines of support is open communication and sharing valuable tips that prevent the falls from occuring.  Here are a few ways you can guide seniors to prevent falls:

Stay Active
With doctor’s permission, recommend that the older adult consider low impact exercises such as water aerobics and gardening, or more social exercises such as golf and walking. Improving balance, flexibility, and strength with these exercises, will decrease the chances of falling.

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Buy sturdy shoes with non-skid soles that fit properly. Avoid shoes with heels or floppy slippers and make sure to get feet measured each time a new purchase is made.

Keep Your Path Clear
Prevent falls by clearing the living area of tripping hazards such as loose paper, boxes, toys, clothes and shoes. Keep stairs and walkways free of these items.
Keep your Living Area Skid Free
Use mats and rugs that have a skid-proof backing. Place rubber or non-slip matting in showers and tubs.
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